Cardiovascular Treatment


Roundup: Heart Failure Deaths Rising; Alcohol-Related Liver...

Deaths from Heart Failure Rising Among Younger U.S. Adults, Research Says Fueled in part by the prevalence of obesity and diabetes, more U.S. adults are...

May 10, 2019 / 3 min read


FDA Approves Device for Heart Valve Replacement...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new device, the Lotus Edge, to better assist doctors when replacing aortic valves using a...

May 8, 2019 / 2 min read


Exercising Caution: Dog Walkers Who Are 65-Plus...

Going for long and brisk walks can make for an ideal aerobic routine or an excellent way of starting a regular exercise program. But adults...

April 10, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Heart Attack Rate Drops in Older...

Heart Attack Rate Among Adults 65 and Older Drops by One-Third, Researcher Say Since the mid-1990s, the number of older adults who have suffered a...

March 29, 2019 / 4 min read


FDA Approves Expanded Use of ‘MitraClip’ for...

A device called the MitraClip was introduced in 2013 to treat patients with mitral valve prolapse, and other abnormalities that does not allow one of...

March 19, 2019 / 2 min read


Roundup: Cleansing the Brain of Toxins; MMR...

‘Deep Sleep’ Stage Helps Brain Flush Out Toxins, Researchers Find New research indicates that deep sleep can have a positive effect on the brain’s ability...

March 8, 2019 / 4 min read


What is Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI)?

Critical limb ischemia (CLI) is an advanced form of peripheral artery disease that causes pain, ulcers or gangrene in the affected leg. It most commonly...

February 28, 2019 / 2 min read


Stroke Rate Rising Among Younger Adults (Video)

While the stroke rate continues to slide in people 55 and older, the opposite is occurring among younger adults starting in their mid-to-late 30s, according...

February 27, 2019 / 2 min read


Coronary Calcium Scores: Determining Your Risk to...

A heart scan, also known as a coronary calcium scan or cardiac CT for calcium scoring, is a non-invasive test that helps doctors detect a...

February 25, 2019 / 2 min read